It’s a case of red elephants, then, in Kenya’s Tsavo East National Park. These red Tsavo soils are famous for their brilliance. They smell of red pepper too. But for the elephants it’s more about keeping their skins in good condition. Talk about glowing complexions.
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23 thoughts on “Copper elephants, copper land”
I was unaware of the ‘red elephants’ of Tsavo so it’s great to learn something new! I love your photography as always 🙂
Glad to introduce these ‘red’ elephants, Takami 🙂
Amazing and absolutely beautiful! I didn’t know about this area or the effect of the copper soil on the living things around it. Thank you so much for sharing it.
You can always win me over with an elephant post 🙂 Love these copper elephants. Really stunning photos.
Elephants just win hands down, or trunks up, don’t they. They just have to be admired 🙂
Completely agreed (lol I like trunks up)
Another fab real heffalump photo. Thanks, Tish.
Can’t beat a heffalump pic, Tx
How very interesting 🙂 Sunset colored elephants. Or maybe sunrise? Beautiful.
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Copper elephants and copper land, Fascinating! Great photos, Tish!
Smashing. One day I must write up our adventure in the Addo Elephant park. That was a day and a half!
Great shots. Reminded me of the tanneries in Fes.
Made my day…
Well that makes me happy too, Philip 🙂
A creative take on “copper”! Lovely pictures.
All new to me and so interesting. Thanks, Tish, and have a marvelous day (or I hope you did.)
Thanks, Janet. Cheers.
Is that elephants applying make up or or is it a case of skin care?